Peter Lord

Founder & CEO
Board Member

MiniMed, Pacesetter, Alfred Mann Foundation

  • Expert in Medical Devices for Diabetes, Class II & III
  • 40 years  of  Implantable Pump Leadership
  • R&D, Clinical Research, and Regulatory, Leadership
  • Long time technical leader with Alfred Mann
  • Cornell University

Christian Merot

SVP Operations
Board Member
Alfred Mann Foundation, Cognos, Medallion Therapeutics

  • Expert in Class III medical device product development and manufacturing
  • 30 years Implantable Pump Leadership
  • Operations and Manufacturing 40 Years
  • California Institute of Technology, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Gerda Resch

Director of Regulatory
MiniMed, Medtronic, Alfred Mann Foundation

  • Regulatory expert with extensive experience in class III medical device, drug, and combination product development and submissions.
  • Expertise in international CE Mark, US FDA, and other regulatory body approvals.
  • Rutgers, University of Tennessee, Regulatory Affairs Professional

Pedrum Minaie

Director of Systems Engineering
Alfred Mann Foundation, Medallion Therapeutics, Replenish, and Biotronik

  • Accomplished engineering manager
  • Leader in the development and human engineering aspects of class III medical devices, including the Medallion pain pump, the Replenish ophthalmic drug pump, and the Biotronik spinal cord stimulator.
  • University of Nevada, Reno; University of Southern California

Tina Cherian

Chief Financial Officer

  • Certified Public Accountant, Masters in Professional Accounting
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Experienced in operational and investment company accounting
  • University of Texas

Vickie Alaverdian

Sr. Director of Quality

Baxter, Amgen, Boston Scientific, RxSight, Second Sight, Presidio Medical

  • Quality expert with 20+ years experience with Class II and III Medical Devices. 
  • Experience working with Intraocular Lens, Neuromodulation, and Neurostimulation devices.
  • Expertise in ISO 13485 certification, FDA, Notified Body, and numerous international audits
  • California State University, Northridge